Fibrations 2011

Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011

Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011

Yesterday I attended Fibrations, a brand new event held in the orchard at St Anne's Academy, downtown Victoria. When I first got wind of this event I was so happy because the cancellation of the Victoria Fibre Fest was a major blow (what can I say... I'm a fibre fair junky!). There was very little info on vendors or other details when the event was first made public and I wasn't really sure what to expect in terms of scale and appeal in the marketplace ( I was hoping for yummy yarn :)


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011
I was not disappointed. There was so much yarny goodness to be enjoyed.


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011
{ Kattikloo from Salt Spring Island }


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011
{ Hummingbird Fibre Arts }


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011
{ Handspun by Humming Bee Farm }


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011
{ colourful fibre on the Knotty by Nature blanket }
...and lovely designs to be admired.


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011
{ the Stella Cowl by Emma Galati }


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011
And because this wasn't just a knitting/spinning event there was so much variety in the marketplace.

I love that Rachel is knitting, it just ties it all in for me!
 Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011 Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011
{ Rachel Jo of Salt Spring Island }


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011

Shannon and I were like the paparazzi, running around, snapping away! People must have thought we were nuts!


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011

The vibes were so good at this event. It was really well orchestrated yet it felt so relaxing and informal, my needles and I could have hung out under those apple trees all day long.


Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011

I'm really glad that Shannon and I stuck around until the very end. We had the opportunity to sit and knit with a handful of the days organizers and volunteers. Thank you so much for making this event a HUGE success!

Jane Richmond Blog - Fibrations 2011

Did you attend this event? Leave me a comment, I'd love to hear your thoughts on the day!



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